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Letter: Why not just skip industrial wind, solar quest?

New Mexico is a state with abundant sun, wind and natural gas. We also have very large coal, oil and uranium reserves. We are...

Letter: Gun control laws intended to disarm citizens

As a resident of Chaves County, New Mexico I want to express my sincere appreciation to our county commissioners and our sheriff for honoring...

Letter: Taxpayers will see difference in cost of education

Two 2018 reports are out that rank the quality of K-12 school systems, state by state. One by U.S. News and the other by...

A few great books about baseball

Years ago I attended a banquet of some sort, I don’t remember its function, and during the course of making polite conversation with people...

Letter: Write Trump, urge him to end illegal immigration

Heaven has a wall, a gate, and a strict immigration policy. Hell has open borders. President Trump will take the paltry sum Congress gave him...

Letter: From a blue wave to a tsunami (of legislation)

The 2018 blue wave election results that hit New Mexico’s Legislature have turned out to be an actual tsunami of 1,370 introduced bills, and...

Letter: If HB 223 is a detriment to tourism, it should...

The Feb. 17 article “Bill seeking funds for Highway 380 reconstruction meets opposition” (re: New Mexico House Bill 223) talks about safety issues for...

Letter: Work together to maximize air center potential

Thank you for a very well thought out and well written editorial that captures the immense economic opportunities that a new RIAC (Roswell International...

Letter: Hate crimes defined

We have been inundated recently by the media reporting of Jussie Smollett’s hate crime attack that was the result of President Trump’s actions. Then,...

Letter: When it comes to gun rights, look closer to home

Many letter writers to this newspaper have correctly pointed out that the recently introduced House bills restricting firearm ownership are contrary to the 2nd...

Letter: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a media phenomenon

The Green New Deal (GND) (is) a non-binding resolution introduced by several members of Congress 2019. I read a lot of science and technology articles,...

Finding the air center’s best path forward

It’s almost impossible to walk across the tarmac of the Roswell International Air Center without imagining the possibilities, the potential that exists there to...

Letter: ‘Sweeping accusations’ must be backed up by events, sources

John Grogan’s letter of Jan. 30 continues making sweeping accusations of President Trump’s alleged xenophobia. He stated, “The focal point of the Trump campaign...

Letter: Senior citizens should be treated with respect

In reference to the article in the Wednesday, Jan. 30 Daily Record titled “Curlers, canes and walkers, oh my!” I found myself wondering why...

Letter: Oppose bill on legislators’ pension benefits

Senator Stuart Ingle has proposed a bill, SB 307, that would increase legislators’ pension benefits and also increase their contribution to their PERA (Public...

Letter: Technology must improve for same-day registration

Ms. Wells: Neither I, nor any representative here in Santa Fe, wants to stop, deter or prevent people who are qualified electors from voting....

Letter: Legislature should encourage full election participation

(Last) week in the Legislature (was) highlighted by Republican efforts to oppose same-day voter registration, HB-86, which would allow voters to register and vote...

Letter: Same-day voter registration would increase turn-out

Why would elected officials want to stop people from voting? In (the Feb. 2) RDR the lead story is that Rep. Greg Nibert and...

Letter: Go along to get along

This world of ‘go along to get along’ mentality, that is, to conform to general expectations so as not to disrupt or endanger one’s...

Letter: Encourage lawmakers to reject ‘culture of death’

Devout Catholics believe in the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Other Catholics embrace separation of church and state which promotes a culture...

Letter: Don’t waste money on failed policies of past

Throughout history immigrants have proven to be one of our many assets in making the USA the greatest nation on Earth. The focal point...

Letter: NM may follow in “sanctuary” footsteps of California

For those of you that are not aware, there are two bills currently in front of the New Mexico Legislature, the purpose of which...

Letter: Letter writer calls for specifics

John Grogan’s letter of Jan. 22 tells us “I would offer numerous comments made by Trump himself” as evidence of President Trump’s xenophobia. Yet...

Roswell’s mysteries promoted by documentary

Not everyone who finds themselves drawn to UFO-related subjects believes, unequivocally, that extraterrestrial life exists. For one’s interest to be piqued, all that’s really...

Letter: Public must get the attention of lock-step partisans

When we, the public, elect representatives and senators, we expect statesmen, not lock-step partisans. Differences in opinions are inherent in different people, so diversified...

Letter: Demand fix for immigration system, not a wall

In reply to Ralph Rivera’s request for proof of Trump’s xenophobia I would offer numerous comments made by Trump himself. Actually, I would have...

Letter: Will New Mexico be another Wacky-fornia?

I for one find it distressing to hear that both the House and Senate in Santa Fe are proposing sanctuary status for the state...

Letter: Let’s have an honest conversation about immigration

In his letter saying there’s no need for a wall on our southern border, the writer called President Trump a xenophobe and a fascist...

Letter: New energy policy will ‘spite the hand that feeds’ state

Governor’s State of the State for Energy 2019: “And I will direct each state agency to participate in developing a comprehensive climate plan for...

Letter: ‘Wall’ would have same shortcomings as existing fence

In a previous letter I identified Donald Trump’s mental deficiencies as personality disorders. After reading Mr. Burleson’s letter in the Tuesday edition of the...

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